Energy Companies in Alameda County:


PG&E Energy Partners: Energy Saving Assistance Program (800) 933-9555

Free weather stripping, caulking, compact fluorescent lights, showerheads, replacement of energy hog refrigerators, and repair/replacement of broken or unsafe furnaces and water heaters.


PG&E CARE & FERA Program (866) 743-2273


Discounts on gas and electric bills for low income persons – PG&E will put any customer on a level monthly payment program (PG&E Balanced Payment Plan) that spreads the cost of your PG&E bills evenly across the year.


Spectrum Community Services (510) 881-0300


Utilities Assistance Programs

  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) – Helping low-income families in Alameda
  • County pay their PG&E or Alameda Municipal Power bills.
  • Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) – Helping low-income families in
  • Alameda County pay their water bills.
  • Weatherization Program (WX) – Helping low-income families in Alameda County weatherize their
  • homes with energy-saving measures and appliances.

Seniors Programs (for all Alameda County residents who are 60 years old or older)

  • Senior Meals – Congregate meals for active seniors at a dozen locations throughout northern,
  • central and southern Alameda County.
  • Meals on Wheels – Home-delivered meals in the Tri-Valley cities of Dublin, Pleasanton, Sunol, and
  • Livermore.
  • Fall Prevention – Classes virtually and in-person throughout northern and central Alameda County
  • for at-risk, low-income seniors to reduce and prevent falls that can lead to devastating health
  • complications.
  • Connect – Wellness check


EBMUD- CAP 510-465-3470:

Help pay a portion of the water bill for qualified low-income residential customers and eligible homeless shelters.




Habitat for Humanity (510) 803-3388


Roof replacement, upgrading electrical systems, plumbing, flooring replacement, windows and doors replacement, electrical repairs, water heater repairs, siding and paint, Ramps, grab bars, kitchen and bath modifications. Mobile home repairs: includes all of the above repair types.

New Program: Renew Alameda County – this program offers qualified low-income Alameda County homeowners in need of home repairs, a deferred, loan term of 30 years, and 1% interest loans from $15,000 to $150,000. Simple Interest is accrued annually, with total interest never to exceed 50% of the amount borrowed.

City of Oakland Residential Lending (510) 238-3909

The City of Oakland offers programs and resources to repair and rehab homes:

  1. Emergency Home Repair: 1–4-unit Properties
    • Max Grant Amount- $15,000
    • Min Grant Amount - $2,500
  2. Home Maintenance & Improvement Program (HMIP) – Loan
  3. Access Improvement Program-Owner (AIP) 1–4-unit Properties
    •  Max amount Grant of $15,00 or $24,000
    • New Construction: $4,00 per unit or $16,000 max per property
  4. Lead-Safe Homes Program (LSHP)
  5. Accessory Dwelling Unit Loan- up to $100,000

Alameda County Healthy Housing  (510) 567-8280

Alameda County administers this grant program for emergency home repairs for homeowners. Maximum grant is $2,499 or the actual cost of repairs, whichever is less (call be on wait list).


Meals on Wheels (510) 986-8916

Home-delivered meals for seniors unable to purchase or prepare meals for themselves.


Local Senior Centers

Downtown Oakland  Senior Center

200 Grand Avenue

(510) 238-3284

East Oakland Multipurpose Senior Center

9255 Edes Avenue

(510) 615-5731

North Oakland Multipurpose Senior Center

5714 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

(510) 597-5085

West Oakland Multipurpose Senior Center

1724 Adeline St.